Fresh-Hopped Wild Pale Ale – Category 12 Brewing

From Victoria’s Category 12 Brewing in Victoria comes their “Fresh-Hopped Wild Pale Ale”.  The beer pours a cloudy golden colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of floral and grassy hops, mild citrus and a hint of tartness.  The flavour is of herbal and grassy hops, mild pith, citrus, a bit vegetal (In a good way), medium bitterness and some funky tartness.  The alcohol content comes in at 5% and an IBU of 34.  This is a really nice wild Pale Ale and the fresh hops are a nice touch.

Commercial description:  Centennial and Chinook hops grown by the BC Hop Co. in Chilliwack are gathered at their optimal freshness, and transported to our brewery within hours, capturing the essence of harvest’s peak yield. Expect delicate, lush citrus and pine notes accentuated by a Sacc. Trois wild yeast fermentation.

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